• Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi was appointed as Iraq’s new Prime Minister by President Barhim Salih.
  • The government of India has appointed M Ajit Kumar as chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs.
  • Ajay Bisaria has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Canada.
  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the appointment of Madan Lal, Rudra Pratap Singh and Sulakshana Naik as Cricket Advisory Committee(CAC).
  • Gopal Baglay has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. 
  • Para-athlete and India’s lone woman Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik has been elected as president of Paralympic Committee of India. She was elected unopposed as president in the PCI polls held in Bengaluru.
  • Pramod Agrawal assumed charge as the new chairman and managing director of Coal India Ltd. 
  • Retired Kerala High Court judge C N Ramachandaran Nair has been appointed by the Supreme Court of India  for the formulation of the inventory and valuation report of ornaments at Sabarimala temple.
  • Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg has announced her resignation as the Chief Economist of the World Bank. Aart Kraay will be the interim WB chief economist until the appointment of a new permanent chief economist.
  • Former Indian Cricket all-rounder Robin Singh was appointed as director of cricket of the United Arab Emirates. 
  • Atul Kumar Gupta will be the new President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI) for the year 2020-21.
  • Veteran space scientist G Narayanan has been named the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation’s newly formed commercial entity New Space India Ltd (NSIL).
  • Senior IAS officer Rajiv Bansal was named the Chairman and Managing Director of national carrier Air India. 
  • Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Chief Minister of Delhi for the third consecutive time in Ramlila Maidan. 
  • GoAir has appointed Vinay Dube, the former chief executive officer (CEO) of Jet Airways, as its new CEO.
  • The independent Election Commission of Afghanistan has announced Ashraf Ghani as the winner of the Presidential elections of Afghanistan.
  • Barry O’Farrell has been appointed by Australia as the next high commissioner to India. He will succeed Harinder Sidhu as the high commissioner to India.
  • Mahant Nritya Gopal Das has been elected as the president of the Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust along with Champat Rai who would serve as the general secretary of the trust. 
  • Sanjay Kothari has been appointed by a high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner. 
  • Leo Varadkar resigns as Prime Minister of Ireland but chosed to staying on as interim leader while the country’s three main parties battle out deadlocked coalition talks after an inconclusive election. 
  • Retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers Amarjeet Sinha and Bhaskar Khulbe have been appointed as the Advisers to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.
  • The appointment of Sunil Gurbaxani as managing director and CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank has been approved by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  • Rajlaxmi Singh Deo has been re-elected as the president of the Rowing Federation of India (RFI).
  • Vijay Advani has been appointed by the US-India Business Council (USIBC) as new chairman of its Global Board of Directors. 
  • South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as first vice president.
  • Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has announced his resignation over political issues. 
  • Hydropower giant National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) announced the appointment of Abhay Kumar Singh as the company’s Chairman & Managing Director.
  • Mastercard Chief Executive Officer Ajay Banga will step down at the start of the next year and will be replaced by Chief Product Officer Michael Miebach.
  • TransUnion Cibil, the largest credit information bureau appointed Rajesh Kumar of HDFC Bank as its new managing director and chief executive. He will succeed Satish Pillai.
  • Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has announced her retirement from tennis. 
  • Jawed Ashraf has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to France. 
  • Abhishek Singh has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.